Your Ultimate Backyard Bird Watching Destination
Looking for a little fun? Test your bird watching knowledge with one of our free bird identification quizzes.
Our team of zoologists, wildlife photographers, and bird watching hobbyists is dedicated to helping you learn more about the feathered friends in your backyard.
An independent educator and writer from Indiana. Liz likes spotting hawks, pileated woodpeckers, hummingbirds, and other wild creatures and enjoys hiking, canoeing, and gardening. Read more
A wildlife photographer whose work has been featured in over a dozen different online and print publications. He’s on a personal quest to visit every U.S. national park and see as many wildlife species as possible. Read more
A successful Zookeeper and Conservationist, specializing in native New Zealand species. She loves bird watching in native forests and searching for rare frog species. Read more
Has a degree in Zoology and environmental studies. Her work experience includes time at Columbus Zoo and working abroad in Australia where she has worked with several native and exotic species. Read more
A graduate student pursuing a degree in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management at Vrije Universiteit Brussel. At LUB he builds models on migration and study’s why birds choose the habitats that they do? Read more
Jeff has an education in biology and environmental sciences. Jeff grew up on a farm in Virginia that was rich with wildlife. It was here he began learning and developing a passion for birds. Read more
Sustainability specialist, loves everything nature-related. Elizabeth creates wildlife-wise, eco-friendly designs, and writes about the topics that inspire her! Read more
A freelance writer with over a decade of experience. Stevie had the opportunity to help the birds directly, working as a paramedic. Now she enjoys frequent time outdoors, traveling extensively to observe the birds and animals. Read more
Charlie has been passionate about birds almost since his very first foot steps outdoors. As a child, he’d read and write about birds obsessively and even began collecting data about different birds’ feeding habits at his bird table while still at elementary school. Read more
BIRDS BY TYPE
Woodpeckers, hawks, and hummingbirds – oh my! If you’re looking for more info about a specific type of bird, this is the place to be.
The King Vulture: A Large and Colorful Scavenger
20 Sparrows in Wisconsin for You to Spot in the Wild
19 Sparrows in Idaho: Different Species in the Gem State
Andean Cock-of-the-Rock: The Striking National Bird of Peru
Eurasian Hoopoe: Avian Elegance and Adaptability
The Bizarre Helmeted Hornbill: An Endangered Species
Birds By State
The birds that visit from state to state can vary wildly based on a number of factors. We’ll help you figure out what birds to watch for in your home state.
Sparrows in Illinois – 17 Species To Spot in the Wild
29 Ducks in California – Home to Spectacular Duck Species
13 Resident Sparrows in Delaware for You To Spot in the Wild
15 Types of Sparrows in Indiana (Full List)
22 Species of Ducks in Nebraska To Spot in the Wild
15 Species of Sparrows in Connecticut To Spot in the Wild
From cleaning your bird feeders to deciding what you should (and shouldn’t) feed your backyard visitors, our experts are here to help.
Bird Watching for Beginners – Explore Our Handy Guide
What To Do With an Injured Bird – The Dos and Don’t’s!
How To Attract Birds to Your Garden (Tips & Tricks)
Roof Prism vs Porro Prism: Which Binoculars Are Better?
Do Hawks Eat Rabbits? A Guide to Rabbit-Loving Hawks in North America
Can Birds Eat Cauliflower? Everything You Need To Know!
Discover the latest and greatest in the world of binoculars, video bird feeders, and other essentials to improve your bird watching experience.
Angled vs. Straight Spotting Scope | Your Guide to Buying the Perfect Scope
The 5 Best Bee Proof Hummingbird Feeders in 2022
6 Best Winter Bird Feeders: Everything You Need To Know About These Feeders
10 Best Birding Apps for Birders of All Levels
The 5 Best Bluebird Houses: Bring Bluebirds to Your Backyard
31 Best Gifts for Bird Lovers: Our Top Ideas!
An eclectic array of bird-related content, showcasing our feathered friends in all their diverse glory.